Scars, how do you minimize the surgery?

Written by: Dr. Juan Torralba Llopis
Published: | Updated: 17/11/2018
Edited by: Top Doctors®

For medical team Surgeons Surgical Associates is very important to focus on the care and the "patient experience" throughout the process operative. Given the need to undergo surgery, what worries most people is the effectiveness of treatment, anesthesia and the scar.


"I can do it without scar?" They ask many patients.

Nobody likes to look scars and, therefore, the team of surgeons Surgical "care and debugs the maximum suture technique for the body of the patient is marked and at least as clean as possible , " says Dr. Joan Torralba, founding partner of Surgeons Surgical Associates.

Increasingly interventions that can be performed using minimally invasive surgery. But not all scars can hide, not all patients heal equal.

There are some precautions to help minimize the surgical impact as little as possible to attack the skin during surgery and use sutures that do not favor a fibrosis.

Sometimes the wound is sutured with external points and depending on each person does not heal in the same way. In others, intradermal points that are not seen from outside and that, often, are made with a material that resorbs are used, so it is no need to remove. It is also used nylon thread is removed by pulling the ends.

Is necessary to make certain aftercare as, for example, exposing the suture to the sun. The scar has lost its ability to pigmented and has unprotected and reddens, so always it has to cover. You can use products that facilitate healing as oil rose hip or reducing scar patches concludes Dr. Torralba.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Juan Torralba Llopis

Surgeon with wide experience and high prestige, director of the General and Digestive Surgery service of the Institut Universitari Dexeus and member of the Mammary Pathology Unit of the same center.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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